From DrupalCamp Boone 2010.
Target Skill Level:
In this Drupal 6-focused session, Mark W. Jarrell of Austin Peay State University and FleetThought.com will showcase a list of modules, tips, and tricks (both on the Apache/MySQL side and the Drupal side) that will help you to know more about best practices in moving from a legacy site to a Drupal-based site. Topics to be covered include:
-Get it into MySQL (MySQL Migration Toolkit)
-Basics of migrating legacy database content (Migrate and Table Wizard modules)
-Putting some thought into your URLs (Pathauto configuration)
-Keeping people from getting lost using redirects (.htaccess and Path Redirect)